eyes rove

Definition of eyes rove

literary
used to say that a person is looking all around a place for something
  • His eyes roved the room in search of her.

Word by Word Definitions

eye play eyes
  1. : a specialized light-sensitive sensory structure of animals that in nearly all vertebrates, most arthropods, and some mollusks is the image-forming organ of sight

  2. : all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows

  3. : the faculty of seeing with eyes

  1. : to fix the eyes on : look at

  2. : contemplate, consider

  3. : to watch or study closely

rove play
  1. : to move aimlessly : roam

  2. : to wander through or over

  1. : an act or instance of wandering

  1. : past tense and past participle of reeve

  1. : to join (textile fibers) with a slight twist and draw out into roving

  1. : roving


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